Terri started working for Valparaiso University in January 1986 as a cashier in the finance office. She then moved to purchasing as the purchasing assistant in April 1993. In August 2003 she began working for the psychology department as the administrative assistant. When she is not at work, she enjoys bowling with her husband, quilting (a newfound activity), and coaching a Special Olympics bowling team that includes her daughter, Courtney. As a member of the Special Olympic Sports Boosters Committee, she is involved in a number of Special Olympic sports.